Chapter 3. Direct Impacts of Climate Change on Freshwater Ecosystems

  1. Martin Kernan9,
  2. Richard W. Battarbee9 and
  3. Brian Moss10
  1. Ulrike Nickus1,
  2. Kevin Bishop2,
  3. Martin Erlandsson2,
  4. Chris D. Evans3,
  5. Martin Forsius4,
  6. Hjalmar Laudon5,
  7. David M. Livingstone6,
  8. Don Monteith7 and
  9. Hansjörg Thies8

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch3

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

How to Cite

Nickus, U., Bishop, K., Erlandsson, M., Evans, C. D., Forsius, M., Laudon, H., Livingstone, D. M., Monteith, D. and Thies, H. (2010) Direct Impacts of Climate Change on Freshwater Ecosystems, in Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems (eds M. Kernan, R. W. Battarbee and B. Moss), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 9

    Environmental Change Research Centre, Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

  2. 10

    Institute for Sustainable Water, Integrated Management and Ecosystem Research, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

  2. 2

    Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Environment Centre Wales, Bangor, UK

  4. 4

    Ecosystem Change Unit, Natural Environment Centre, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  5. 5

    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden

  6. 6

    Department of Water Resources and Drinking Water, Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland

  7. 7

    Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster, Lancashire, UK

  8. 8

    Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179133

Online ISBN: 9781444327397

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Keywords:

  • Direct Impacts of Climate Change on Freshwater Ecosystems;
  • North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO);
  • General Circulation Models (GCMs);
  • Regional Climate Model (RCM);
  • Global circulation models (GCMs);
  • chemical oxygen demand (COD);
  • Physical impacts;
  • Chemical impacts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical impacts

  • Chemical impacts

  • Conclusions

  • References